partly frozen; iced; cooled
Origin of frappéFr, past participle of frapper, to strike
- a dessert made of partly frozen beverages, fruit juices, etc.
- a drink made of some beverage poured over shaved ice
- New England a milkshake
Also, esp. for n. 3, frappe
nounRhode Island & Southeastern Massachusetts
Origin of frappeAlteration of frappé
- A frozen, fruit-flavored mixture that is similar to sherbet and served as a dessert or appetizer.
- A beverage, usually a liqueur, poured over shaved ice.
- In ballet, the hitting or striking of the foot on the floor.
Origin of frappeFrench from past participle of frapper to strike, chill from Old French fraper to strike probably of imitative origin
From French frappÃ©